Ranked No. 1 for the 134th week, tying UCLA for the NCAA’s all-time record, Duke hosts St. Francis Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
The Blue Devils are the first team this season to 10 wins and one of 13 remaining undefeated teams.
Head coach Mike Krzyzewskiis 204-29 (.876) when coaching a No. 1-ranked Duke team. The 233 games when coaching at No. 1 are the most in NCAA history.
Freshman Marvin Bagley IIIis second in the NCAA in double-doubles (eight). He has a double-double in five straight games and in six of the last seven.
Senior Grayson Allenscored 25 points the last time out to give him 1,602 in his Duke career. He is now 25th on the all-time scoring list and needs 157 more points to move into the top 20.
Saint Francis is 3-4 to start the season. The Red Flash finished the 2016-17 season with a 17-17 record and was third in the NEC standings.
Keith Braxton was named ECAC and NEC Rookie of the Year last season and he is off to a strong start in his sophomore campaign. He leads the Red Flash in scoring (16.4 ppg) and rebounding (7.9 rpg).
Duke and Saint Francis have never met on the hardwood. It will be just the fourth time Duke will match up with a Northeast Conference Member. The most recent game was in November 2015 when Duke beat Bryant 113-75 behind Allen's28 points.
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